Nokia to Set up Robotics Lab at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru

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Nokia to Set up Robotics Lab at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
Finnish telecommunications large, Nokia, will reportedly arrange a robotics lab on the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. To be known as the Nokia Centre of Excellence (CoE), the lab will promote analysis involving community robotics, superior communication applied sciences and Artificial Intelligence (AI).

In a press launch, Nokia stated that the middle will foster engagement between academia, start-ups and trade ecosystem companions, and assist develop socially-relevant use circumstances primarily based on 5G and rising applied sciences throughout areas like emergency administration, agriculture and industrial automation. The lab may even assist and align with the Government’s ‘Start-up India’ initiative, the corporate stated.

According to the corporate: “Nokia will share its expertise in next-generation network innovations and leverage Nokia Bell Labs’ technical expertise in robot orchestration, robot network controller and human-robot interaction to aid the research and development of the end-to-end use case technology solutions. IISc will engage its cross-disciplinary faculty and researchers, and provide its in-house expertise in algorithms, drones and robotic systems”.

The collaboration will embrace analysis on utilizing drones for “remote management of agricultural orchards to promote water conservation and avoid human contact with pesticide”. It may even take a look at how drones can leverage a 5G-enabled wide-area community to assist first responders save lives by rapidly accessing affected areas throughout catastrophe aid. The CoE may even take a look at how drones will help predict forest fires.

The middle will facilitate shut interplay with all of the stakeholders of the ecosystem for the alternate of concepts and symbiotic growth of end-to-end use circumstances. It may even host symposia for academia and trade, and set up hackathons for startups, the corporate stated.

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